Gerda Taro was a German/Jewish photographer. She is famous for her activity as photojournalist especially for her work during the Spanish Civil War, also she is remembered as the first woman to have died while covering the frontline in a war. Gerda Taro, anonymous Taro and Capa Unfortunately, most people only remember her by being… Continue reading Taro’s Photos of War
Adriana Varejão is a Brazilian multidisciplinary artist who lives and works in Rio de Janeiro. Her works include very different medias such as painting, drawing, sculpture, installation, and photography that she uses to draw up tensions surrounding questions of gender and ethnicity in her country. Adriana Varejão Life and Career Throughout a variety of medias… Continue reading Who is Adriana Varejão?
Hey there! I know I've been a little absent these last weeks, but I couldn't left you without the third interview with a contemporary artist. This time with the Brazilian embroidery and mixed media artist Juliana Naufel I hope you enjoy it! Hi Women’n Art Blog, thank you so much for having me here! My… Continue reading Interview with Contemporary Artist Juliana Naufel
Hi everyone, let’s start this 2020 remembering the African American slave and folk artist Harriet Powers. She is famous for being a quilt maker who used traditional appliqué (ornamental needlework) techniques to record local legends, biblical stories or astronomical events on her quilts. Harriet Powers in 1901 (Photo credit: Wikimedia commons) Unfortunately, only two of… Continue reading On this day… died Harriet Powers
Anne Seymour-Damer was an English artist, whose personality was influenced by the Enlightenment movement, she was an author, traveller, theatrical producer and actress, but she is best known for being an acclaimed sculptress. Anne Seymour-Damer by Joshua Reynolds, 1773 - Yale Center for British Art (Photo credit: Wikimedia Commons) Seymour-Damer was born in an aristocratic… Continue reading Who was Anne Seymour-Damer?